FQDNs in masters-list (was: Help: Secondary for...)

Bill Manning bmanning at ISI.EDU
Thu Mar 8 23:28:39 UTC 2001

% 	I'd be interested in reading more about this, but it is my 
% understanding that the DNS protocol (and presumably most of the rest 
% of the Internet protocols) were designed with certain basic 
% assumptions in mind, and one of those core assumptions is that there 
% are certain "anchor" machines for certain functions, and these 
% machines do not move around or have their IP addresses change, and if 
% they do move or have their addresses change, then you need to make 
% configuration file changes that are outside the scope of the protocol.

	Actually, the protocols do not mandate configuration
	data. Yes, certain assumptions were made (don't we all? :)
	but those assumptions can be (should be?) revisited periodically.

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